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Georganna "Georgie" Curtis

1933 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Georganna "Georgie" Curtis Obituary
Georganna Louise (Shive) Curtis passed away on December 21, 2017 in Durango, she was 84.

Georganna Louise (Shive) Curtis was born on October 5, 1933 in rural Burrton Harvey County, Kansas to Clark Harold and Avis May (Burton) Shive. She attended a one room schoolhouse in Kansas and then went on to graduate high school in Mount Hope, KS in 1951. She worked at a bank in Kansas for 12 years before moving to California and working in the school district. She met her second husband in California and the two liked to travel. They built a home in Pagosa Springs, Colorado in 1977 and then retired permanently there in 1981.

Georganna was a long-time member of the Order of Eastern Star, Daughters of the American Revolution and volunteered at the Human Society Thriftstore.

Georganna was preceded in death by husbands, Patterson Curtis and Raymond Macklin, her parents as well as two sisters.

She is survived by son, Steve Rouser of Durango; stepsons: Larry (Barbara) Macklin of California and Kent (April) Curtis of Durango. Grandaughter Shannon C. Rouser and grandson Michael S. Rouser.
Published in The Durango Herald on Dec. 27, 2017
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